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The road to China’s autonomous-driving future is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and electric-battery rechargers as the nation tests an “intelligent highway” that could speed the transformation of the global transportation industry.
As solar power booms, businesses are exploring ways to ensure valuable components don’t end up in landfills. Since the early 2000s, the amount of solar panels being installed worldwide has been growing exponentially, and it’s expected to continue to do so for decades.
Thermal power plants in areas that lack water are vulnerable to power disruptions due to drought and competition amongst water users. As the world’s demand for water and power increase, what can be done to solve this growing concern?
Internet and technology giant Google announced last week that it had successfully sourced over 100% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources in 2017, meeting a goal the company set itself in December of 2016.
A concerted approach to sustainable development has been gaining traction in China over the past three years and increasingly, countries in the West are looking to Beijing for cues on green investment.
Oleksii Yasinsky was sitting on the couch with his wife and teenage son in the living room of their Kiev apartment. The 40-year-old Ukrainian cybersecurity researcher and his family were an hour into Oliver Stone’s film Snowden when their building abruptly lost
Last week, Apple called out the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to rollback the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. The company cited both the obvious environmental impact of such a move, along with potential economic fallout.
When Damien Maguire moved to the countryside outside Dublin, he struggled to keep the lights on at home because of the town’s constant power outages. He found a solution inside his electric cars: their batteries.
For the first time in 2017, global solar capacity grew faster than all fossil fuels combined, including coal, oil and gas-fired power stations. That’s one finding of the latest annual report on global trends in renewable energy finance.
Biomass represents a sustainable energy source that could be the answer to South Africa’s escalating cost of electricity, an industry insider argues.